Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV Announces Participating Breweries

Denver, Colo. – Organizers of the Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV, which supports the mission of the Pints for Prostates campaign, have announced the list of 33 breweries for the sold out Oct. 12 event.

“The Denver Rare Beer Tasting is beer passion in its purest form. Brewers bring true works of art to this event and beer fans get the chance for an afternoon to remember of tasting rare beers,” said Daniel Bradford, publisher of All About Beer Magazine, which presents the event. “This event is a major highlight for beer lovers and brewers who are in Denver for the Great American Beer Festival.”

The Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV will feature 33 rare and exotic brews. The list of confirmed breweries includes: Alaskan Brewing, Juneau, Alaska; Allagash Brewing, Portland, Maine; Avery Brewing, Boulder, Colo.; Bear Republic Brewing, Healdsburg, Calif.; Big Sky Brewing, Missoula, Mont.; Boston Beer, Boston, Mass.; Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Milton, Del.; Elevation Beer, Poncha Springs, Colo.; Elysian Brewing, Seattle, Wash.; Epic Brewing, Salt Lake City, Utah; Firestone Walker Brewing, Paso Robles, Calif.; Founders Brewing, Grand Rapids, Mich.; Full Sail Brewing, Hood River, Ore.; Great Divide Brewing, Denver, Colo.; Jester King Craft Brewery, Austin, Texas; Laughing Dog Brewing, Ponderay, Idaho; Laurelwood Brewing, Portland, Ore.; Left Hand Brewery, Longmont, Colo.; The Lost Abbey, San Marcos, Calif.; New Belgium Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo.; Odell Brewing, Fort Collins, Colo.; Perennial Artisan Ales, St. Louis, Mo.; Portsmouth Brewing, Portsmouth, N.H.; Rogue Ales, Newport, Ore.; Sierra Nevada Brewing, Chico, Calif.; Short's Brewing, Bellaire, Mich.; Smuttynose Brewing, Portsmouth, N.H.; Stone Brewing, Escondido, Calif.; Stoudt’s Brewing, Adamstown, Pa.; Surly Brewing, Minneapolis, Minn.; Tröegs Brewing, Hershey, Pa,.; Uinta Brewing, Salt Lake City, Utah; and Wynkoop Brewing, Denver, Colo.

“We are really proud of the combined brewing talent that will be represented at the Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV. The breweries are the heart and soul of America’s craft beer movement and each will bring a rare, limited release brew to the Denver Rare Beer Tasting,” said Rick Lyke, a prostate cancer survivor, drinks journalist and founder of the Pints for Prostates campaign. “The event has a well-deserved reputation and the brewers respect it by pouring incredible, exotic brews. This is a special day for true beer fanatics.”

All of the tickets for the Denver Rare Beer Tasting IV have been snapped up prior to the announcement of this brewery list. The beer list for the afternoon is being finalized and will be announced shortly. The event takes place at Wynkoop Brewing on 18th Street in Denver on Oct. 12 from 1-4 p.m., during a relatively quiet period while the Brewers Association Great American Beer Festival is taking place in the city. Only 500 tickets were sold for the event.

About All About Beer Magazine
Now in its 33rd year, All About Beer Magazine has been the essential source for the evolving beer culture. Winner of numerous awards and recognitions, All About Beer Magazine publishes the best on beer — its history and culture, beer travel, entertaining, brewing and collecting — six times a year with one additional bonus issue annually. The magazine promotes the positive attributes of the growing beer culture by hosting the World Beer Festivals where guests have the opportunity to taste samples from a wide range of beers and to discuss the beer with brewers and knowledgeable servers. For more information, please visit http://www.allaboutbeer.com, follow @allboutbeer on Twitter and like the magazine on Facebook at http://facebook.com/allaboutbeermag.

About Pints for Prostates
Pints for Prostates is a 501(c)3 a campaign that reaches men through the universal language of beer to encourage them to take charge of their health. The group was founded by prostate cancer survivor and beer writer Rick Lyke in 2008. The grassroots effort raises awareness among men of the importance of regular health screenings and PSA testing by making appearances at beer festivals, social networking and pro bono advertising. More information is available at www.pintsforprostates.org. Pints for Prostates also has a presence on Facebook and Twitter (@pints4prostates).

RICK LYKE, APR                                                   
PINTS FOR PROSTATES INC.                                          
704-916-6152  or 704-340-2840    

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